‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ Celebrates the Holidays With Snow and New Game Modes
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The latest Grand Theft Auto 5 update adds snow to the game’s state of San Andreas, a new game mode and a new vehicle, developer Rockstar announced today.  The new mode, called “Slashers,” pits two teams against each other in complete darkness. The Slashers, armed with only shotguns and machetes must take on the Hunted, who come equipped with flashlights and Thermal Vision This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’ Celebrates the Holidays With Snow and New...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Daily Glixel: This ‘Leeroy Jenkins’ Video Isn’t Real Either
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Welcome to Daily Glixel, the B side of video game news, where we roundup some of the day’s other top stories. I hope you all had a happy holiday weekend. I spent most of it in bed with a head cold playing Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Battle Chef Brigade. So, you know, it could’ve been a lot...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Kojima: ‘Death Stranding’ Progressing at a “Fast Pace,” Surprise Coming Next Year
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Development of Death Stranding, the new game from Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima, is progressing faster than anyone might’ve expected, creator Hideo Kojima told Dengeki PlayStation in a series of year-end interviews (via Silicon This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Kojima: ‘Death Stranding’ Progressing at a “Fast Pace,” Surprise Coming Next...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
John Oliver: Dustin Hoffman Confrontation ‘Made Me Feel Sad’
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John Oliver dubbed his recent confrontation with Dustin Hoffman a failure in a new interview on Sky One’s The Russell Howard Hour. The Last Week Tonight host grilled the famous actor about sexual misconduct allegations earlier this This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: John Oliver: Dustin Hoffman Confrontation ‘Made Me Feel...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
How the Polarization Of Video Games Spurred the Creation of the Switch
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The idea for the Nintendo Switch came from a desire to combine “leisurely” video games with games designed to be played “deeply,” general manager of entertainment Shinya Takahashi and deputy general manager of entertainment Yoshiaki Koizumi at Nintendo told Toyo Keizai Online (translation and article via Japanese This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: How the Polarization Of Video Games Spurred the Creation of the...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
20 Best Lists of 2017
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The culture’s fascination with ranking things continues unabated – even in the first year of the Trump administration. Partly, that’s a product of wanting to escape, albeit briefly, from the horrors of this president by indulging in the silliness of numbered lists and pointless debates. But while some of this year’s best rankings saluted the finest in action movies, female-driven albums and This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: 20 Best Lists of...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
In Praise of Laura Dern: TV’s MVP of 2017
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In a year in which one man’s Twitter account became the world’s barometer of international crisis, it can be difficult to find things upon which we can all agree. However, here’s one truth that seems irrefutable across party lines: Laura Dern makes everything better. Whether it’s her broad comedy in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, her refashioning of an iconic character in This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: In Praise of Laura Dern: TV’s MVP of...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Luke Bryan to Sing for Lionel Richie at Kennedy Center Honors
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Luke Bryan will take the stage Tuesday night, December 26th, for a special performance in honor of pop icon Lionel Richie. The performance will be part of the 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors event, with Bryan set to sing two of Richie’s hits – “Penny Lover” and “Sail On,” which Richie released as a member of Commodores in 1979. The Kennedy Center Honors are intended to spotlight the careers of artists whose talent has enriched and shaped American life. This...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Bethesda Founder Christopher Weaver on the Past, Present and Future of Video Games
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Bethesda’s first video game, released in 1986, was Gridiron, the football simulator that went on to inspire EA’s Madden series, but it wasn’t until 1994 that Elder Scrolls: Arena, the first entry in the series that would eventually spawn Skyrim, was released. Since then the company’s increased its influence by taking over iconic franchises like Fallout and Wolfenstein, which broke into the mainstream conversation this year thanks to its jarring portrayal of Nazism in America. More than 30 years after...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
See Jodie Whittaker Make History as First Female Dr. Who
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Jodie Whittaker made a brief but emphatic debut as Dr. Who on the show’s Christmas special Monday night. The BBC announced that Whittaker would become the first woman to play Dr. Who, the time-traveling alien that has captivated English TV audiences since 1963, over the summer. Peter Capaldi relinquished his four-year leading role in the final minutes of the latest episode. In a regeneration ritual full of flying sparks and bolts of electricity, he disappears and the character is reborn...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Bluegrass Duo Dailey and Vincent on Bucking Tradition, New Country Album
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Ten years ago, on December 29th, 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent had their first paid gig as a duo with a performance on the Grand Ole Opry. The duo became official Opry members last spring, capping a remarkable decade of building an award-winning career that now encompasses an eclectic mix of country, folk, gospel and bluegrass music along with television and comedy. Dailey & Vincent occupy a unique space in popular music by forging a sound that honors their...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
A Christmas Miracle Saved First-Ever Live Holiday Special of ‘Monday Night RAW’
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When John Cena’s theme hit and the WWE’s most popular contemporary star ran out between decorated trees and a pile of presents, donning a holiday-green shirt and hat amidst Monday Night RAW‘s red color scheme, the pro wrestling show seemed all-in on its first-ever live Christmas special. After all, despite being one of the longest running episodic shows on television, a primetime Christmas episode means going up against the NBA’s annual Christmas lineup and, this year, Monday Night Football. But...

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’: The Force Is Strong With The Void
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Star Wars fans in Orlando (Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort) and London (Westfield shopping center in Shepherd’s Bush) have more than Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi movie to celebrate the 40th anniversary of George Lucas’ original film. The Void, the location-based virtual reality company behind last year’s Ghostbusters: Dimension experience, partnered with Disney, This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’: The Force Is Strong With The...

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Monday, 25 December 2017
Lorde Cancels Tel Aviv Concert After Calls to Boycott Israel
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Lorde has decided to cancel her 2018 concert in Tel Aviv following calls for the Melodrama singer to withdraw from the gig due to the ongoing cultural boycott. Organizers This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Lorde Cancels Tel Aviv Concert After Calls to Boycott...

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Sunday, 24 December 2017
UFC Fighter of the Year: Max Holloway
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Max Holloway’s year consisted of just two fights, both of which came against the same opponent. However, it’s who that opponent was and how the UFC Featherweight champion handled himself in those contests which makes him our “Fighter of the Year” for 2017. Going into the year, there was little argument to Jose Aldo’s status as the greatest and most decorated 145-pound fighter in This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: UFC Fighter of the Year: Max...

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Sunday, 24 December 2017
Kid Rock Faces Lawsuit From Circus Owners Over ‘Greatest Show on Earth’ Tour
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Kid Rock is facing a trademark infringement lawsuit from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus’ owner over the rocker’s upcoming “Greatest Show on Earth” This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Kid Rock Faces Lawsuit From Circus Owners Over ‘Greatest Show on Earth’...

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Sunday, 24 December 2017
Daily Glixel: ‘Destiny 2’ Bug Makes Warlocks The Bomb
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Welcome to Daily Glixel, the B side of video game news, where we roundup some of the day’s other top stories. We’ll be back on Tuesday after the holiday. Until then, have a very Merry...

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Sunday, 24 December 2017
‘Molly’s Game’ Review: Jessica Chastain Turns Poker Biopic Into Royal Flush
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In his feature directing debut, Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) gives a sharp visual context to the torrent of words his characters use to express themselves. Defining themselves is a trickier business, requiring actors who can fill the space between words – so it’s lucky Molly’s Game has Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba around. Some critics dismiss Sorkin as a blabbermouth who can’t shut the fuck up. I see him as a voice for literacy in a Hollywood...

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Saturday, 23 December 2017
‘Hostiles’ Review: Brutal Western Puts Christian Bale in Path of Violence, Grace
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The continuously astounding Christian Bale is one of our best film actors, and he’s at his peak in Hostiles, a powderkeg of a western, written and directed in a soulful fever by Scott Cooper (Crazy Heart, Out of the Furnace, Black Mass). Working from an unpublished manuscript by the late Donald Stewart, the filmmaker echoes The Searchers – John Ford’s 1956 classic starring John Wayne as a vengeful cowboy – in tackling the way racism and violence seem to be...

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Saturday, 23 December 2017
Indie Dev Jason Roberts on The Challenges of Creating ‘Gorogoa’
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There’s been a lot of buzz recently about Gorogoa, a beautiful 2D puzzle game from indie developer Jason Roberts. Although it’s a little on the short side, critics are praising it for its storybook aesthetic and devious puzzles. Now, in an interview with This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Indie Dev Jason Roberts on The Challenges of Creating...

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Friday, 22 December 2017
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